Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - A Fatal Grenade Toss Fiasco

Ella Hall


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - A Fatal Grenade Toss Fiasco

Grenade toss kills are not a new concept in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, with players having the flexibility to attempt blind throws across the maps. However, this strategy did not go according to plan for one unfortunate player. Reddit user Mateto3, who made an ill-fated Hail Mary grenade toss, experienced a comically fatal outcome, giving them and other players a moment of unintended hilarity.

Mateto3 was playing a game of Team Deathmatch on Zarqwa Hydroelectric and attempted a blind toss of a grenade, only for it to ricochet off a lamppost and bounce back into their face. They were, however, able to take the incident in good humor and shared the clip on the Modern Warfare 2 subreddit for all to see. Unsurprisingly, the video elicited laughter among other viewers, with one drawing a humorous parallel to the slapstick shenanigans of Looney Tunes' character Wile E. Coyote.

This incident demonstrates the kind of reactions players should have in such situations. In competitive games like Call of Duty, it is not uncommon to experience toxicity in the community due to heated gunfights and the combination of competitive gameplay and social media. However, if more players were to adopt Mateto3's attitude to his own mistake, it would make the community more welcoming and approachable for all.

The variety of grenades available in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 provides players with an array of options depending on their plans and strategies. Lethal-minded players have a variety of explosive solutions, ranging from frag grenades to incendiary grenades or semtex to score kills. Tactile players, on the other hand, have stun grenades, decoy grenades, or smoke grenades as options to gain the momentary advantage in a firefight.

In conclusion, Mateto3's failed attempt at a grenade toss during a multiplayer match of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was both embarrassing and fatal. Despite the comical nature of the incident, it serves as an example of how players should have a good attitude towards such mishaps and not succumb to toxicity. This would make the community more welcoming and encourage more players to join the competitive arena.